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The Border City Collection

30 compositions by Felix Burns published by The National Association of Accordion and Fiddle Clubs, 2003. The booklet also includes: a short biography of Felix Burns; a contribution from Leo Burns (son); and a listing of all known compositions.

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The Cairngorm Series No. 1

Three tunes composed by J. Scott Skinner for Piano or Violin and Piano: "Bonnie Glenfarg"(melody); Bonnie Ann Anderson" (Highland Schottische or Strathspey); The Laird O' Haughs" (Hornpipe) (published by Bayley and Ferguson, Glasgow and London.

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The Cairngorm Series No. 2

Three tunes composed by J. Scott Skinner for Piano or Violin and Piano: "The Weeping Birches"(pastoral melody); "Gordon Crombie Munroe" (Reel); D. Morrison's Seven Thistles" (March or Quickstep) (published by Bayley and Ferguson, Glasgow and London.

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The Cairngorm Series No. 4

Three tunes composed by J. Scott Skinner for Piano or Violin and Piano: "The Laird o' Bemersyde" (heroic Pastoral); "The Red Hackle" (Pipe March); "Hecklebirnie" (Hornpipe) (published by Bayley and Ferguson, Glasgow and London.

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The Cairngorm Series No. 7

Three tunes composed by J. Scott Skinner for Piano or Violin and Piano: "The Field of Bannockburn" (Pipe March); "Edinburgh Castle" (Military March); "John Abrach Mackay" (Pipe Strathspey): (published by Bayley and Ferguson, Glasgow and London.

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The Caledonian Companion

A collection of tradition Scottish fiddle music including a tutor and a brief history of each tune. The Introduction contains a biography of the Hardie family of Fiddle makers and brief biographies of Niel and Nathanial Gow, William Marshall, Simon Fraser, J Scott Skinner, and J M Henderson. There is additionally a section entitled "Forms in Traditional Music".

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The Cavendish Collection

Printed music for a collection of Reels and Jigs composed by players of the unique musical style evolved over many years at the New Cavendish Ballroom, Edinburgh. Includes notes on the "Tim Wright Sound". Subscriber edition published by The editors of the Cavendish Collection.

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The Gates of Edinburgh

International Artists IA3032 S1: The Gates of Edinbrgh 4x32R; Hamilton House 4x32J; TheCamp of Pleasure 4x32S; Maria's (sic) Wedding 4x40R. S2:Highland Laddie 4x32R; The Gay Gordons; Waltz Country Dance 4x32W; Duke of Perth 4x32R; Bonnie Anne 96J

Blue Bonnets Scottish Country Dance Band

The Lothian Scottish Dance Band "in Strict Tempo"

Lismor Recordings LILP 5112 S1: Balcomie House 3 x 48J, Farewell to the North32J+32S+32R, The Black Mountain Reel 5 x 32R, The Wee Cooper O' Fife 4 x 40J, The Duchess Tree 4 x 32S, Miss C M Barbour 4 x 32R, Hopetoun House 8 x 32J S2: None so Pretty 4 x 40R, Johnnie Walker 64S+64J, Argyll's Fancy 4 x 48J, Strathglass House 4 x 32S, Spey Royal40R+40S+40R, Postie's Jig 4 x 32J, Lothian Lads 8 x 32R

The Lothian Scottish Dance Band

The MacAndrew Collection

A collection of the works of Hector MacAndrew: 29 Slow Airs and Laments; Slow Strathspeys 9; Marches 13; Quicksteps 6; Strathspeys 18: Reels 26: Hornpipes 1. Also included are 5 compositions by Peter MacAndrew and I by Monsignor Thomas Wynne. The introduction contains a biography of Hector MacAndrew. Published by Champion Recordings and Publishing (Scotland), Carnwath 2002

Hector Macandrew

The Magic Sounds of Jimmy Shand and his Band

EMI Music for Pleasure MFP 5613 S1: Waves of Torry (J). The Buchan Waltz, 6/8 Marches, Heather Mixture Rant (J), Grosvenor House Strathspey, Waltz Country Dance, Queen's Bridge (R) S2: The Cumberland Reel, Balmoral Circle Dance, Schottishe, Pipe Marches, Old Tyme Waltz, Hornpipe Selection, Miss Hadden's Reel

Jimmy Shand and his Band

The Nineties Collection

A collection of new Scottish tunes in traditional style by contemporary Scottish composers. The book comprises eight section; Airs; Hornpipes, Polkas Two Steps; Jigs; Marches; Pope Tunes; Reels; Strathspeys; Waltzes. Published by Canongate Books Ltd., Edinburgh 1995

Ian Hardie (Editor)

The People's Journal Album of Scottish Country Dances 4 October 1930

The illustrated album was included as a free gift with the Journal, published by John Leng and Co., Dundee and London. The introduction to the booklet is by the Duchess of Atholl and contains a description of the style and steps of SCD along with instuctions and music for; Circassian Circle ,Petronella, Scottish Reform, Triumph, Brown's Reel, The Flowers of Edinburgh, Jenny's Bawbee, Cawdor Fair, Haymakers, Foursome Reel, The Soldier's Joy, Rory O''More, Barn Dance, Highland Schottische and Waltz Country Dance.

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The Playford Assembly

The introduction is a detailed commentary on English Country Dance covering the history, style and music. 125 country dances from the period 1651 - 1820 are listed with a modern interpretation of the dance instructions and music. Compiled by Graham Christian and published by The Country Dance and Song Society, Easthampton, MA USA

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The Playford Ball

An illustrated commentary on early English Country Dances , interpreted by Ceil Sharp et.al. The Book gives instructions and music for 103 dances originally publish by John Playford. There are notes regarding the background to the dances and the music.
By Keller and Shimmer and published by The Country Dance and Son Society, Haydenville, MA

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The Scottish Country Dance Book - Book 1

Issued by the Scottish Country Dance Society, music arranged by J. Michael Diack. Published by Patterson, Sons & Co., Ltd (1924, 1925).
Published by Paterson's Publications, Ltd (1926, 1929, 1930, 1934, 1937, c.1938, c.1943, c.1946, c.1947).
By the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, music arranged by J. Michael Diack. Published by Paterson's Publications, Ltd (1952, c.1955, 1956, 1957, 1985, 1998).
Dances: Petronella (R); The Triumph (R); Circassian Circle (R); The Nut (J); Meg Merrileees (R); The Flowers of Edinburgh (R); Strip the Willow or Drops of Brandy (J); Duke of Perth or Pease Strae or Broun's Reel (R);Rory O'More (J); Fight About the Fireside (R); Cumberland Reel (J); The Merry Lads of Ayr (R)
Issued by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, music arranged by J. Michael Diack. Includes notes made by Ysobel Stewart (2000).

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The Scottish Country Dance Book - Book 2

Issued by the Scottish Country Dance Society, music arranged by J. Michael Diack. Published by Patterson, Sons & Co., Ltd (1925).
Published by Paterson's Publications, Ltd (1928, 1930, 1933, c.1945, c.1946, c.1947, c.1950).
By the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, music arranged by J. Michael Diack. Published by Paterson's Publications, Ltd (1953, 1955, 1956, 1959, 1960).
Dances: La Tempete (R); The Bumpkin or Ninesome Reel (J); The Glasgow Highlanders (S); Speed the Plough or Inverness Country Dance (R); The Perth Medley R); The Soldier's Joy (R); The Princess Royal (R); Grieg's Pipes or The Cameronian Rant(R); Delvine Side (R); THe Bob O' Dowally (R); The Haymakers or Sir Roger de Coverley (J); The Eightsome Reel (R)
Music arranged by Murial A. Johnstone and J. Michael Diack. Published by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (1985, 1998).

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The Scottish Country Dance Book - Book 3

By the Scottish Country Dance Society, music arranged by J. Michael Diack. Published by Paterson's Publications, Ltd (1926, 1927, 1931, 1936, 1937, c.1945, 1946, 1948, 1949, 1950). By the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, music arranged by J. Michael Diack. Published by Paterson's Publications, Ltd (1952, 1954, c.1955, 1958, 1964). By the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, music arranged by Muriel A. Johnstone and J. Michael Diack. Published by Paterson's Publications, Ltd (1985, 2001).
Dances: Scottish Reform (J); The Dashing White Sergeant or Highland Reel (R); Saint Patrick's Day; Jenny Come Down to Jock (J); Blue Bonnets (J); The Fairy Dance (R); The Rock and the Wee Pickle Tow (J); Rachael Rae (R); The Duke is Welcome to Inverness (R); The Eighjt Men of Moidart (R); The Foursome Reel (R); The Reel of Tulloch (R).

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The Scottish Country Dance Book - Book 52

Instructions and music for: City Lights (J); The Ullapool Ferry (R); Slytherin House (S); Forty and Counting (R); The Scallywag (J); Ruby Wilkinson's Farewell to Cranshaws (S); Farewell to Balfour Road (J); Ysobel Stewart of Fish Hoek (S); The Aviator (J); Triple Happiness (S); The Bon Viveur (M); Trip to Timber Ridge (R)

Scottish Country Dance Music

The Scottish Country Dance, Festival Booklets Number 14, edited by F.H. Bisset.

An introduction to Scottish Country Dancing By Jean Milligan. This is the 1931 revision of the original (ca. 1925) and served as a first manual for the Scottish Country Dance Society. Published by Peterson Sons & Co Ltd (1931, 1926); A facsimile edition of the original was published by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (1986)

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